ESSAY: Finding Mentorship in the Writings of Jessie Maple || Screening Twice as Nice | Tonight 1/30 6:15PM | LI 048 | Maple in person

Guest post! Essence London, Indiana University Alumna and a past editor-in-chief of the Indiana Review, a non-profit literary magazine dedicated to showcasing the talents of emerging and established writers, offers her thoughts on Jessie Maple's books How to Become a Union Camerawoman—Film, Video-Tape and The Maple Crew, published in 2019. Finding Mentorship in the Writings … Continue reading ESSAY: Finding Mentorship in the Writings of Jessie Maple || Screening Twice as Nice | Tonight 1/30 6:15PM | LI 048 | Maple in person

Films by Pioneering Filmmaker Jessie Maple to Screen at MoMA and Lincoln Center This Month

In 1975, Jessie Maple won her hard fought battle to become the first African American woman to become a member of the union of International Photographers of Motion Picture & Television (IATSE) in New York.  Following several years of producing short documentaries with her husband Leroy Patton for their company LJ Film Productions, Maple directed … Continue reading Films by Pioneering Filmmaker Jessie Maple to Screen at MoMA and Lincoln Center This Month